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fishhawk


fishhawk


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fishhawk  \Fish"hawk`\,  n.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  The  osprey  ({Pandion  halia["e]tus}),  found  both  in  Europe  and 
  America;  --  so  called  because  it  plunges  into  the  water  and 
  seizes  fishes  in  its  talons.  Called  also  {fishing  eagle},  and 
  {bald  buzzard}.